Box office tracker comScore confirmed the move Tuesday. TWC’s Dimension Films began production in March in Nova Scotia on “Polaroid,” based on director Lars Klevberg’s short film about a high school loner who stumbles upon a vintage Polaroid camera tainted with a dark secret. She soon discovers the camera has the power to murder those who come in contact with it.
The cast includes Kathryn Prescott, Mitch Pileggi, Grace Zabriskie, Tyler Young, Keenan Tracey, Samantha Logan, Priscilla Quintana, Madelaine Petsch, and Javier Botet. Producers are Roy Lee and Chris Bender.
At the 2016 American Film Market, Klevberg and Lee made a presentation to buyers and touted the fright factor for “Polaroid.” Lee, who helped develop “The Ring” and “The Grudge” franchises, asserted that “Polaroid” would be a franchise starter. Weinstein’s brother Bob Weinstein, founder and head of Dimension,